Event Details

MESPA Institute 2023

  • 01 Feb 2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • 03 Feb 2023
  • 12:15 PM
  • Radisson Blu Mall of America, 2100 Killebrew Dr, Bloomington, MN 55425


  • To keep it affordable, this registration does NOT include meals. Register for the option WITH meals to include them!
  • This registration DOES include meals. To register without meals ($75) choose the option without meals.
  • This registration does NOT include meals.
  • This covers one day at MESPA Institute & meals. You can indicate which day you prefer within registration.

Registration is closed

Registration Is Open!!

This three-day conference includes...

  • Breakout sessions covering equity, mental health and student behavior supports, reading, innovation, curriculum and leadership development.
  • 30+ education-based exhibits featuring non-profits, curriculum, supplies, field trips, technology, and more!
  • Four outstanding Expert Keynote Speakers to inspire you

Breakout Sessions Include:

School Culture with Heidi Miller

The Missing Narrative with Chris Rogers

Differentiated Discipline, Restorative Practices with Angela McQuinn

Strength Based Hiring & Employer Engagement with Ariana Wright

Changing the Narrative: A Panel of Black Male Leaders
Leading in Our Schools
 with Ashley Farrington

Implementing Social Thinking with Stacy DeCoursey & Kari Palmer

Register TODAY!
Conference App availability along with the a detailed schedule will be published soon.

Hotel information:

This year's Institute will again be held at the Radisson Blu at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN! A block of rooms at a specially discounted rate is available for Institute attendees. Please book your room by January 18, 2023 (just extended) to receive the guaranteed special rate. You can book your room now by clicking the link provided below:

Click here to book your room with Radisson Blu!

Click here for parking information!

Click here for directions!


    • Do I need to be a MESPA member to attend?
      Non-members from out-of-state are welcome to register for $450. MASSP members can register for $425. Contact us for the MASSP registration code!

    • I'm an aspiring principal. Is this conference relevant to me?
      YES and you will be welcomed with open arms! Join MESPA as an aspiring member and you can attend the conference for just $75!

    • Are meals included with registration? 
      Yes, if you are a full-paying registrant (ie: not an Aspiring or Retired member) meals are included. For other levels, you can add meal tickets to your registration on-site!

    • Do you accept credit cards?
      Yes! You can help MESPA save money by paying with check, however we accept all major credit cards except American Express.  

    • How do I book my hotel room? The easiest way to book a room is through our exclusive link here. If you're having trouble with the link, you can also go to the Radisson Blu homepage and enter the code MESINS in the "Special Rate" section. Don't want to book online? Call 1-800-333-3333 and ask for the MESPA Institute 2023 room block.  Please choose your dates from the drop-down calendar and not the date boxes.

    • Where should I park? Click here for details about parking on-site. We recommend parking in either the East or West Ramps of the Mall of America for free overnight parking. If you do park overnight at one of the MoA ramps you must fill out a form sharing information about your car with the hotel when you check in.

    • My question is not listed here! What should I do? Please contact MESPA at 952.297.8670 or mespa@mespa.net! MESPA staff are happy to help.

    MESPA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

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    Roseville, Minnesota, 55113

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